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ProSeal’s sustainability on display at Pack Expo

With many companies using top-seal containers to cut down on plastic use to promote sustainability, ProSeal is showcasing the focus on sustainability at Pack Expo.

Robotic strawberry harvester company sees $7.5M investment

A robotic strawberry harvester known as the T-6 from Advanced Farm Technologies, Davis, Calif., has received a $7.5 million boost from investors in a Series A funding round.

SmartWash now available to European fresh-cut firms

JBT Corp. and SmartWash Solutions have entered into a partnership to offer fresh-cut produce processors in Europe a food safety solution.

University of California’s annual fresh-cut workshop is soon

The Postharvest Technology Center at the University of California-Davis has scheduled its 21st Annual Fresh-cut Products Workshop in September.

Dynamic Systems upgrades Simba module

Dynamic Systems Inc., Redmond, Wash., has upgraded its Simba Logistics module, which uses barcodes to manage inventory and shipping for the company’s traceability systems.

Hazel Technologies researches anjou pear shelf life

Hazel Technology has completed a shelf-life study of its product on anjou pears in storage.

Urban life and agtech coincide at NYC AgTech Week in September

At the fourth annual NYC AgTech Week Conference, attendees can tour farms and attend panel discussions, workshops and networking events hosted by the NYC Agriculture Collective.

PMA, SVG Ventures partnership boosts tech start-ups

SVG Ventures, Los Gatos, Calif., is partnering with PMA, through a three-year agreement that brings tech panel discussions to Fresh Summit and a technology challenge giving companies the chance to pitch to investors.

Eco Convergence announces name change, construction of new facility

Eco Convergence Group has changed its name to Kalera and is building an indoor growing facility in Orlando, Fla.

Apeel Sciences reveals supplier network

Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Apeel Sciences has announced supplier partnerships that company leaders say will enable a year-round supply of Apeel avocados, limes, asparagus, and apples for U.S. retailers and consumers.